Why does everyone always talk about how important it is to eat breakfast? Is it really such a big deal? The short answer? Yes, very.
Experts have a laundry list of reasons why — everything from kick-starting your metabolism, to helping you consume fewer calories during the day, to improving your productivity, and even keeping your mood lifted. Here are some healthy and delicious breakfast options!
Autumn produce has a wide range of textures and tastes, and they make the perfect segue into making creative dishes that will inspire you to eat healthy and prove that it’s delicious to do so.
We rounded up our favorite creative recipes, one main dish and one dessert, for our five favorite (and easy-to-find) fall fruits and veggies.
The 4th of July is one of America’s most special holidays, where we come together as a nation to remember and celebrate our freedom and independence. It’s also a time for family fun, pool parties, backyard games, picnics, barbecues and fireworks (of course!).
But what do you do when you want to take part in the festivities, but not all the extra calories? Easy! Make your own dishes - try these 12!
In today’s world, it’s understandable that most of us have some core, preconceived notions about what to do (and what not to do) when it comes to exercise.
We’ve been told them all our life, after all.
Summer is a time for laying out poolside with a good book, going on evening walks and spending time at the park.
It’s also a time for picnics, block parties and barbeques, which means lots of high-calorie foods on-hand to tempt and pull you off-track.
While it’s okay to have a treat on occasion, you’ll want to take steps to ensure you don’t go overboard.
Summertime is full of unique flavors that fill us with easy-breezy-beachy vibes. Pineapple, lemon, coconut, mango, watermelon - and the list goes on! So start your day with a splash (in your glass, that is) of summer in the form of a summer-inspired smoothie! They can be a great breakfast, meal replacement, or post workout meal - both a balanced addition to your diet and a tasty treat to look forward to!
Summer produce is at its peak right now and there are fresh fruits and vegetables filling farmers markets and your local grocery stores. Buying produce while it is in season is an easy way to save money while eating healthier. Seasonal, local produce is not only fresher, healthier, and lasts longer in your fridge – the flavors are also at their absolute peak, so it’s a yummy way to liven up your diet.
Now that summer is officially here, the days are longer, the sun is shining, and the smell of barbecue is drifting through your neighborhood. Grilling is an excellent option for those who are working on weight loss or maintaining their weight: not only does it maximize flavor without the use of heavy oils, creams, and sauces; but it’s delicious and doesn’t require turning on the oven. Here are a few ways to get the most out of your grilling this summer!
At the end of this week we'll celebrate Valentine's Day and so sweethearts (and sweets) are definitely on our minds! But did you know that you can please your palate AND help keep you and your lover's hearts healthy by choosing chocolate? Fantastic news, right?! These delicious ideas are bound to please any chocolate lover, and you can chuck the guilt because they're heart-healthy too!
Think you know everything there is to know about grilling? Think again! We've rounded up some grilling tips & tricks perfect for your next BBQ plus a recipe for the most delicious Cajun burger.
People who eat avocados weigh less than those who don't, according to a new study. But do you think the only thing avocados taste good in is guacamole? Not so! Here are 4 tasty avocado recipes – one for every meal. Try them at home to truly experience this superfood at its best!
Overweight or obese people lose over twice as much weight when they consume the majority of their calories in the morning instead of at night. So instead of leaving out breakfast, instead indulge – chow down on something delicious, healthy and filling in the morning. Here are 5 healthy, filling breakfast recipes to keep you full and ready to power through your day.
Consider all the places you eat: home, restaurants, at friends’ houses, maybe even your car? Opportunities to thwart healthy eating are everywhere! But if you take the time to plan ahead you’ll be better able to handle the situation and won’t succumb to last minute temptations or just the (perceived) exhaustion of planning out a meal. Meal planning may seem like a daunting task but consider the benefits...
You know that eating a healthy breakfast is important. You've probably heard about all the studies that have shown that eating a nutritious breakfast will help you lose weight. But knowing what you're supposed to do and what you actually do, are two different things, especially when you are short on time. Preparing and eating a quick, healthy breakfast is not always feasible; or so it may seem. It seems inevitable, no matter what time you set your alarm for, your mornings are rushed. Well, maybe not always but definitely...
For years it has been the go-to punishment for parents, "eat your broccoli or else..." But maybe those parents were on to something. We should be eating our broccoli. Broccoli is a nutritional gold mine. Broccoli has been shown to...
Not everyone feels at home in the kitchen. But knowledge is definitely power, or in this instance, confidence. To help all those inspiring cooks out there, Diet-to-Go has provided you some helpful hints on how to handle some of the most common kitchen blunders. And to ensure you stay confident...
One of the best things about summer is the abundance of fruit and vegetables in season. Sure with global commerce we can get almost any produce item at any time of the year, but there are a few things that just taste better in summer, asparagus being one of them. Asparagus added to any meal just...
Taken from the Smitten Kitchen, this asparagus recipe is delicious, fun and lets you experience asparagus in a unique but tasty way. Grab your vegetable peeler and...
Whether you are in the "it's a fruit" or "it's a vegetable" camp, we can all agree that tomatoes are delicious, nutritious and quite versatile. Available year round in our grocery stores, tomatoes thrive during warm weather, so expect...